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Las Vegas police release body cam footage during Las Vegas massacre Las Vegas police release body cam footage during Las Vegas massacre
- May 03, 2018

You can hear officers discussing a possible camera and then searching the room for the suspect and weapons. Police say Paddock opened fire from his 32nd floor hotel room overlooking a concert at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, leaving 58 dead people and more than 500 injured. (more...)
22 dead, 100 injured as dust storm wreaks havoc in Rajasthan 22 dead, 100 injured as dust storm wreaks havoc in Rajasthan
- May 03, 2018

In Rajasthan, at least 27 people were killed and almost 100 injured as a high-intensity squall followed by thunder showers hit parts of the state overnight leaving a trail of destruction, an official said. Gera also said almost 100 were injured in the disaster. "The power distribution company switched off electricity to prevent further damage". Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje expressed grief over the calamity and said authorities concerned in the districts have been directed to ... (more...)
'Black Panther': 'Black Panther': "Memories Of T'Chaka" Deleted Scene Released
- May 03, 2018

Black Panther recently became the first film to break Saudi Arabia's 35-year long cinema ban . a select audience became the first members of the public to watch the tale of Wakanda in the country's first AMC Cinema. The film is already one of the MCU's more well-populated stories, and it has a large number of plates to keep spinning while telling T'Challa's story. (more...)
PM Busy With Karnataka Polls, Says Centre After Top Court's Cauvery Order PM Busy With Karnataka Polls, Says Centre After Top Court's Cauvery Order
- May 03, 2018

The SC on Monday told the Centre to file a draft scheme by May 3 on how to implement its order. You had said everything was ready and we had believed you, the counsel appearing for Tamil Nadu said. Palaniswami had earlier submitted a memorandum to Modi during the latter's visit to Chennai recently where he had urged the Centre to constitute the Cauvery Management Board (CMB ) and Cauvery Water Regulatory Committee (CWRC) urgently. (more...)
Bangladesh Muslims observe holy Shab-e-Barat Bangladesh Muslims observe holy Shab-e-Barat
- May 03, 2018

In many regions, this is also a night when prayers are arranged for forgiveness for deceased ancestors. The Imam is considered to be a saviour of humankind and the Shias celebrate his birthday with a lot of zeal and joy. A good turnout of people was witnessed on Tuesday night at different mosques in Dhaka where special prayers and sermons were held. People throughout Pakistan remained engaged in prayers and on Shab-e-Barat, the night of forgiveness, as the special occasion was observed ... (more...)
Ten injured in explosion at Jewish celebration in London Ten injured in explosion at Jewish celebration in London
- May 03, 2018

Dozens of people were injured after an explosion at a Jewish festival in Stamford Hill, north London on Wednesday, May 2. Multiple sources have reported the explosion may have been caused by mobile phones being thrown into the fire . (more...)
U.S. releases Saudi Guantanamo Bay prisoner U.S. releases Saudi Guantanamo Bay prisoner
- May 03, 2018

The New York-based Center for Constitutional Rights, which has represented many Guantanamo prisoners over the years, issued a statement welcoming the transfer of al-Darbi but criticizing the administration plan to maintain the detention center or perhaps even expand it. (more...)
China's foreign minister in N. Korea on rare visit China's foreign minister in N. Korea on rare visit
- May 03, 2018

Korean-Americans Kim Hak Song , Kim Dong Chul and Tony Kim were moved in early April from a labor camp to a hotel near Pyongyang, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported , citing an activist. "We are hopeful but we have no indication that they have been released". Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton, said the release of the Americans would be a "demonstration of their sincerity" in the lead-up to the summit. (more...)
Press Freedom Day being observed today Press Freedom Day being observed today
- May 03, 2018

The index reflects the degree of freedom that journalists, news organisations and netizens enjoy in each country, and the efforts made by the authorities to respect and ensure respect for this freedom. Despite numerous public promises by President Uhuru Kenyatta to safeguard press freedom, the situation has continued to deteriorate as police and senior state officials increasingly get away with physical attacks or open threats to journalists writing on sensitive issues. (more...)
United States slams 'abusive' North Korean regime after Trump calls Kim 'honorable' United States slams 'abusive' North Korean regime after Trump calls Kim 'honorable'
- May 03, 2018

Activity at several spots along the border indicated North Koreans were doing the same, he said . From North Korea's perspective, the legitimacy that comes from a leadership meeting with a USA president and ongoing negotiations as an equal are big wins. (more...)
UK Construction PMI provides 'relief' for sector UK Construction PMI provides 'relief' for sector
- May 03, 2018

The survey revealed that residential work was by far the best performing category last month, with the rate of growth reaching its strongest since May 2017. The consumer goods industry saw its first job cuts since February 2017, with the rate of reduction the steepest in nearly six-and-a-half years. "The Indian manufacturing economy started the quarter on a slightly stronger footing as growth picked up from March's five-month low, buoyed by stronger demand conditions", said Aashna Dodhia, ... (more...)
Xiaomi files for mega Hong Kong tech IPO Xiaomi files for mega Hong Kong tech IPO
- May 03, 2018

To compete with regional bourses, Hong Kong pushed through rules to let pre-revenue biotechnology firms and technology firms with multiple classes of stocks sell equity. Operating profit for 2017 was 12.22 billion yuan, up from 3.79 billion yuan a year ago. Xiaomi doubled its shipments in 2017 to become the world's fourth-largest smartphone maker, according to Counterpoint Research, defying a global slowdown in smartphone sales. (more...)
Rockies-Cubs, 1st Ld-Writethru,717 Rockies-Cubs, 1st Ld-Writethru,717
- May 03, 2018

Gray has posted an ERA of 4.99 in seven games this season an has just pitched 39.2 innings so far, meaning that right around the middle of the fifth inning is usually when the wheels start to fall off - right around when the batting order flips for the third time. (more...)
Strikes kill 23 civilians in IS-held area in Syria Strikes kill 23 civilians in IS-held area in Syria
- May 03, 2018

President Donald Trump has said he wants to pull out USA troops as soon as the extremists are defeated. " These events serve to remind us of the consequences of conflict and of the heavy price that the people of Syria have paid ", he said. (more...)
Police respond to barricade situation in Connecticut Police respond to barricade situation in Connecticut
- May 03, 2018

North Haven First Selectman Michael Freda described the situation as occurring late in the afternoon. "Then things took a turn for the worse with an explosion". Freda told a reporter with FOX 61, a building behind the man's residence was possibly booby-trapped to explode. Residents posted messages on the North Haven Police's Facebook page that the explosion shook their homes. (more...)
Iowa Lawmakers Just Passed a Bill to Ban Abortion After Six Weeks Iowa Lawmakers Just Passed a Bill to Ban Abortion After Six Weeks
- May 03, 2018

Measures like Senate File 359 have been struck down in recent years by courts in North Dakota and Arkansas . "The bill weaponizes fetal heartbeat, which is by all accounts an arbitrary standard that bans abortion long before the point of fetal viability", communications manager Becca Lee told Reuters . (more...)
Data firm Cambridge Analytica to cease all operations Data firm Cambridge Analytica to cease all operations
- May 03, 2018

The company said both Cambridge Analytica and its parent, SCL Elections, will cease all operations immediately as bankruptcy proceedings are to begin soon. "It's now a rhetorical thorn in their side that people will bring up quite often whenever concerned about privacy". The Cambridge Analytica team consisted of data scientists, psychologists, photographers, videographers, creatives and experts in media planning who were tasked with finding the right messaging, frequency and placements to ... (more...)
Sessions sending more feds to border to help process 'caravan' immigrants Sessions sending more feds to border to help process 'caravan' immigrants
- May 03, 2018

U.S. Attorney Adam Braverman and his team should be commended for quickly filing illegal entry charges for individuals apprehended along the southwestern border. The first eight members of a "caravan" of Central American migrants entered US territory to seek asylum on Monday, after a month-long journey through Mexico that drew the wrath of President Donald Trump. (more...)
Cambridge Analytica shutting down Cambridge Analytica shutting down
- May 03, 2018

The Company is immediately ceasing all operations... "As a result, it has been determined that it is no longer viable to continue operating the business", it said. Among them: the ability to delete data Facebook gathers on you as you visit websites and apps. Denham said the prime allegation against Cambridge Analytica is that it acquired personal data in an unauthorised way, adding that the data provisions act requires services like Facebook to have strong safeguards against misuse of ... (more...)
Zachary Cruz, brother of Parkland shooter, arrested Zachary Cruz, brother of Parkland shooter, arrested
- May 03, 2018

The Nexus Group accused the Broward County Sheriff's Office, courts and the prosecutors of "torturing" Cruz. Zachary Cruz , brother of Parkland school shooter Nickolas Cruz, is being harassed by law enforcement - accused of terrorizing the community, arrested for a trivial infraction, held in jail after posting bond, and all but forced to take a conviction to avoid being unfairly jailed, according to his new lawyers. (more...)
North Korea starts pulling cables from tunnels at nuclear test site North Korea starts pulling cables from tunnels at nuclear test site
- May 03, 2018

Just days ago, landmark meetings with South Korean President Moon Jae-in resulted in North Korean leader Kim Jong-un vowing to shut down the testing facility completely in May - with the process to be opened to US and South Korean experts and journalists. (more...)
Georgia Republican candidate defends shotgun ad Georgia Republican candidate defends shotgun ad
- May 03, 2018

Brian Kemp , who now serves as Georgia's secretary of state, is featured in the ad sitting in a room surrounded by firearms including handguns on a table to the right of him and rifles on a table in front of him as well as what seems to be two AR-15 rifles leaning on the wall behind him. (more...)
US Lawmakers Nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize US Lawmakers Nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize
- May 03, 2018

The lawmakers cite the Trump administration's work to convince the global community to impose new economic sanctions on North Korea, which have "been largely credited for bringing North Korea to the negotiating table". Kim to his knees. Does it occur to anyone that this appears to be a simple ploy by China and North Korea to get Mr. Trump to scale back America's presence on the Korean Peninsula? Although the countries entered into an armistice in 1953, they never signed an official peace ... (more...)
Ryan Reynolds Congratulates 'Avengers: Infinity War' by Sharing Deadpool's Rejection Letter Ryan Reynolds Congratulates 'Avengers: Infinity War' by Sharing Deadpool's Rejection Letter
- May 03, 2018

Speaking in a separate interview with Entertainment Weekly , Reynolds further explained his reasoning. According to the actor, Deadpool 3 might be a bit derivative. The campaign paid off not just for Deadpool fans, and Ryan Reynolds , but also 20th Century Fox who have reinvigorated their flagging Marvel franchise with these R-rated offshoots, including last year's Oscar-nominated Logan . (more...)
In SSLC Results 2018 Kerala In SSLC Results 2018 Kerala
- May 03, 2018

Kerala SSCL result can also be checked using SMS. The Kerala Education department has also made facilities for releasing the results in apps like PRD Live of PRD Kerala. Last year, the results were declared on May 25. Education minister C Raeendranath would announce the result at a news conference scheduled at PRD chamber here at 10.30 am. (more...)

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